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WORKING ON IT.....


Getting AB Cutter into the mine via intake drift.


Preliminary excavation of return drift.


Coal Cutter.


Pre-cast concrete liner being installed in return drift.


Bridge over River Rother, connecting pit top building with drifts. Pit top left.
Entrance to intake drift during development. To right is ventilation pipe.



Entrance to intake drift during development. To right is ventilation pipe.



Laying concrete floor in the intake drift.
New Eckington.

1992

Photographs Alec Jackson.










Lining intake drift with waterproof membrane.
neil@oldminer.co.uk
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